Railway Age Weekly 1959 March 23 Bethlehem Opens New Axle Line

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Railway Age Weekly 1959 March 23 Bethlehem Opens New Axle Line
 
Railway Age Weekly 1959 March 23 Bethlehem Opens New Axle Line
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Contents
N.Y. plan proposes rail relief P. 9
Railroaders hail Rockefeller committee recommendations for helping commuter roads. Plan offers relief in three areas : taxes, equipment-financing, full-crew requirements.
Cover Story-Getting the RR story to employees p.12
Railway labor's high command gets its point of view across to the rank-and-file. Railway management, by and large, doesn't seem to do as well. But the belief that management should, and could, is constantly gaining ground.
Cover Story-Bethlehem speeds axle making p.15
The demand for roller-bearing axles for freight cars has increased sharply. To meet it, Bethlehem Steel has set up a new production line at its Johnstown, Pa., plant.
Cover Story-Santa Fe adds more microwave p.16
Maintenance costs are expected to be less than for line wires and pole lines of equal circuit capacity.
ORT loses 'job freeze' round p.24
Appeals court says union wants to assume management's prerogatives without its responsibilities, issues injunction against strike on job stabilization issue. Next step: an appeal to the U. S. Supreme Court.
'Control Authority' proposed p.27
BAR President Robertson suggests interline effort to maintain high standards of service and prescribe the best routes for traffic.
Common language waybill? p.28
Railway Systems & Procedures Association hears progress reports on paperwork standardization and simplification. Chicago meeting spotlights need for uniform waybills and train consists.
RI president urges rail-truck cooperation p.34
Downing B. Jenks proposes organization to take collective action on matters of mutual concern.
The Action Page-More net from heavier carloads p.38
The surest route to higher net earnings is increased intensity in the use of railroad facilities. The logical place to begin is to increase the load per car-especially in box cars.
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